Barack Obama, our next President

"The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep," Obama cautioned. Young and charismatic but with little experience on the national level, Obama smashed through racial barriers and easily defeated ... Full Story
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#841698 Jan 18, 2013
A Republican-controlled committee in the Virginia State Senate voted 8-7 on Thursday to block Democrats' efforts to repeal a new mandatory ultrasound law and a set of regulations that could shut down many abortion clinics in the state. The committee also voted down a new anti-abortion bill that would have prevented Medicaid from paying for low-income women's abortions in cases where there is a severe fetal anomaly.

Virginia Republicans attracted national criticism in early 2012 when they proposed a bill requiring women to undergo invasive, medically unnecessary transvaginal ultrasound procedures before having an abortion. Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) later helped Republicans revise the bill to require only external, "jelly-on-the-belly" procedures, and he signed that version into law.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/17/virg...

Since: Nov 09

Pharr, TX

#841699 Jan 18, 2013
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
Communists say please when they asked the Russian people to give them their guns....
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-dedgfyXHN7s/UPbql6f...
How did that work out?
Did you go on an endless rant like this when Reagan and Bush suggested taking away your guns?

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#841700 Jan 18, 2013
Obama is hitting all th eright notes, and that's what really drives these hateful wingnuts over the edge.

They're losing in the only court that counts; the court of public opinion.

When these cowards feel the need to hide behind military style weapons, we're all in trouble.

Time to get these rifles off th estreets of America.

Can't wait for the first drone strikes used on right wing anti-government militias.

And a few of these Sheriffs with big mouths getting arrested.

Just like James Yeager, all the tough talk will end, and they'll whine about how they're merely 'misunderstood'. LOL

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" The CEO who said that he would "start killing people" if President Barack Obama tightened gun control regulations has walked back on his comments.

"I said some pretty volatile stuff which I apologize for. I do not in any way advocate the overthrowing of the United States government, nor do I condone any violent actions towards any elected officials," James Yeager, CEO of Tactical Response, a Tennessee-based defense training company, said in a YouTube video on Friday.""

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Apparently, the wingnuts on this thread didn't get Yeagers memo!!

I'm lovin it as the American people support Obama on gun control!!
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
The President was visibly touched and near tears when talking about the young girl who was killed, her parents gave him one of her paintings which he hung in his office as a reminder of what happened that day; his signing of the executive orders with those children present, his hugging those children was an absolutely heartfelt and beautiful moment.
These haters can't relate because they are lacking the compassion for fellow person gene. They are incapable. They'd rather watch someone being water boarded.
Remember when George Bush said "The constitution is nothing but an old piece of paper"?
forks_make_us_fa t

Oklahoma City, OK

#841701 Jan 18, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
Show us where the Constitution says you have a right to own a Bushmaster.
You're simply a coward. A frightened old white man who feels the need for a gun to protect himself.
Typical of you puss ies, you mention Trayvon.
Well, Trayvon was unarmed, he was going home when followed by gun toting Zimmerman.
Had Zimmerman listened to the Police Dispatcher, the incident would not have occurred.
But a coward and a gun are a deadly combination.
Turns out, Zim wasn't even smart enough to stalk Trayvon without being noticed.
And when Trayvon confronted Zimmerman,(true 'stand your ground') it turned out Zim was a weak, paunchy coward.
So he pulled a gun and murdered the young man.
Bassed on your talk, you're as big a coward as Zimmerman.
And your baseless fear of 'urban muggers, rapists, murderers and home invaders' further proves you the coward.
So a handgun won't protect you??
You need an assault rifle to protect yourself??
You're both an idiot and a coward. And traitor to boot.
<quoted text>
UC Berkeley...

To buy Armored vehicle....

http://www.ipsnews.net/2012/06/liberal-berkel...

Who are they afraid of dipschit?

They canx the order....

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#841702 Jan 18, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>No it's not. I've never seen a CVN bid go to Hyundai. And they're the largest ship builder.
Or a sub for that matter.
And I don't recall outsourcing an Abrams bid overseas.
Or an F-15 overhaul like commercial airlines do.
Or recruitment of soldiers overseas.
Only one place a CVN is built. Right here at Newport News Ship Building. Now a part of Northrup Grumman. The new CVNs are going to be cool. The launch deck will be one deck down while the recovery deck will remain on top. They are looking more and more like a starship with ever new model.
Homer 2013

Bethlehem, PA

#841703 Jan 18, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
If your kids are like you, I am sure they are holding their own.
As they look with a blank stare at the flies circling their open mouths.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#841704 Jan 18, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>No it's not. I've never seen a CVN bid go to Hyundai. And they're the largest ship builder.
Or a sub for that matter.
And I don't recall outsourcing an Abrams bid overseas.
Or an F-15 overhaul like commercial airlines do.
Or recruitment of soldiers overseas.
What does bidding have to do with overseas? Yeah lets let are potential future enemies work on our military equipment.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#841705 Jan 18, 2013
Gun control versus terrorism control

The current meme on right wing talk radio regarding gun control is that there are some rare unforeseeable tragedies—such as the Newtown massacre—that just occur as part of the random awfulness of life. Government cannot prevent every last bad outcome, counseled Rush Limbaugh yesterday. Michael Medved deconstructed the various proposed gun measures and persuasively argued that none of them would have prevented Adam Lanza from gaining access to his guns; today Medved repeatedly asserted that pace the President, there is no “epidemic of gun violence”—gun violence is dropping, he rightly said (which begs the question of whether even if shootings are falling, the level of gun violence in the U.S. can rightly be characterized as an “epidemic”).

These are by and large wise words, even though as a purely instinctual matter, having no affinity for guns, I am readily prepared to accept tighter limits on high-powered weaponry, regardless of the inexact fit between the legislative goal and the desired outcome.(I understand the arguments to the contrary, however, even if I do not resonate to them.) The problem with this “don’t expect the government to protect you from every harm” argument is that conservatives flagrantly ignore it when it comes to Islamic terrorism. If mass shootings are extremely rare, Islamist-inspired homicides on American soil are rarer still. According to Michael Shermer, citing research by James Alan Fox, an average of 25 people are murdered with guns each day, or one an hour (a rate that if caused by influenza would clearly be deemed “epidemic”). There are 20 mass shootings a year (defined as taking out at least four victims). By contrast, we have had the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, the 9/11 attacks, and the Fort Hood shootings—three incidents over two decades. And yet conservative opposition to the creation of an entire new federal department to fight terrorism was muted at best, and largely limited to issues of unionization. As for the need for some sort of massive federal effort, not to mention a war, to protect Americans from terrorism, conservatives were nearly all on board. We now have an entire multibillion dollar terrorism-industrial complex selling government ever more high-tech goodies to detect and guard against a largely hypothetical threat (especially regarding chemical and biological weaponry), and infantilizing airport security measures that cost billions in lost time and thus commerce.

Many in the right-wing media world warn regularly about the unending threat of Islamic terrorism, and rail demagogically against Democratic politicians for not doing enough to protect us from the threat. Yet garden variety gun violence takes out magnitudes more Americans each year than terrorism.

Gun rights advocates might respond that the difference is the Second Amendment. But as Justice Scalia has pointed out, a right to bear arms does not rule out reasonable regulations on assault weapons, whose existence the Founders did not necessarily foresee. And in any case, the issue is simply how one evaluates risk.

http://secularright.org/SR/wordpress/gun-cont...

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#841706 Jan 18, 2013
LooTER SHooTER wrote:
<quoted text> ID RATHER SEE IT SHUT DOWN THAN TO WATCH THE FURROR HAVE HIS WAY WITH UNCONTROLLABLE SPENDING!
Using "Furror" again? Don't you find that a bit "rediculous," Waxfruit?
carol

Orlando, FL

#841707 Jan 18, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
That's it!
Some of us aren't against banning assault rifles. Then again, some of us don't much about guns either, myself included, and why I don't say much about this topic.

But the problem that still remains is criminals don't obey the law.

What I really think is happening is many don't trust the motives behind the knee jerk reaction to go after guns considering the extremes to which the left has gone to make law-abiding citizens look like criminals instead.

The president has always had a problem making his case without ostricizing and demonizing half the country.

That's why there's also a knee jerk reaction to bristle.

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#841708 Jan 18, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! Well, I just wanted to see what would "appear" to be better!
If you really had true capitalism, even the military would be put out to bid!
Right, the Military would be privately owned too & operated and everybody else be at the mercy.
carol

Orlando, FL

#841709 Jan 18, 2013
Homer 2013 wrote:
<quoted text>As they look with a blank stare at the flies circling their open mouths.
How far are you willing to go to keep law-abiding citizens from having firearms to protect themselves?

Just want to know where you stand exactly.

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#841710 Jan 18, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> What does bidding have to do with overseas? Yeah lets let are potential future enemies work on our military equipment.
OMG, "are" potential future!!! You just gotta' be one of the Whites of West Virgina...
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#841711 Jan 18, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Only one place a CVN is built. Right here at Newport News Ship Building. Now a part of Northrup Grumman. The new CVNs are going to be cool. The launch deck will be one deck down while the recovery deck will remain on top. They are looking more and more like a starship with ever new model.
lol! Yes. Times... they are a changin'!
forks_make_us_fa t

Oklahoma City, OK

#841712 Jan 18, 2013
From the you cannot own a ar-15 but we can make you buy us a armored personnel carrier file...
New Hampshire town of 22,000 with two murders since 1999 gets $285k apc...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mobileweb/2012/...
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#841713 Jan 18, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> What does bidding have to do with overseas? Yeah lets let are potential future enemies work on our military equipment.
Capitalism. That was the point.

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#841714 Jan 18, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> What does bidding have to do with overseas? Yeah lets let are potential future enemies work on our military equipment.
I recall EADS being given a contract to build aerial refueling aircraft.

Foreign countries bid on our military contracts all the time.
RUSH10ME

Hayes, VA

#841715 Jan 18, 2013
Homer 2013 wrote:
<quoted text>As they look with a blank stare at the flies circling their open mouths.
How cute , male bonding at its best .

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#841716 Jan 18, 2013
DOMA Defense 'Ridiculous,' Says Former Republican Congressman Jim Kolbe

""WASHINGTON -- House Republicans continue to spend millions of taxpayer dollars defending the federal ban on same-sex marriage in court, most recently committing to dish out up to $3 million. This decision, according to a former Republican congressman, is "ridiculous."

Former Rep. Jim Kolbe (R-Ariz.) served in Congress from 1985 to 2007. In August 1996, after voting for the Defense of Marriage Act that defines marriage as being between one man and one woman, Kolbe came out as gay. He says he voted for DOMA because of his belief that the definition of marriage should be left to the states.

But now, he believes the Republican Party needs to move on and accept the trend toward acceptance of marriage equality. "I think it's ridiculous, of course, that we're defending DOMA," Kolbe said in an interview with The Huffington Post.

The House Republican leadership took over the legal defense of DOMA in the spring of 2011, when Attorney General Eric Holder said the Department of Justice would no longer defend it because it believed the law is unconstitutional. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and other GOP leaders hired the law firm Bancroft LLC to represent them in litigation.""

So who's wasting taxpayer money on stupid ventures??

The same group of idiots who voted to repeal Obamacare over 30 times.

Now Obamacare is the Law of the Land.

In a nation where gay rights are more accepted by more Americans, the House Republiclowns are still living in the rear view mirror and pretending it's still 1955.

And you idiots wonder why you lost the election.

I'mlovin' it!!
LooTER SHooTER

United States

#841717 Jan 18, 2013
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
One man's truths are another man's lies.
What can I say?
You see things through a different lens.
yeah his lens has Obama Shit smeared all over it !
liberals love it that way.

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